Ludington Area Calendar of Events

July 2020

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Wednesday, July 1st - Sunday, July 5th

Harbor Classic Quarter Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Wednesday, July 1st - Sunday, July 5th

Manistee Forest Festival CANCELED FOR 2020
The annual Manistee Forest Festival promises fun for the entire family. It's one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the state, presented by the Manistee Chamber of Commerce since 1936. Manistee.
Manistee Forest Festival

Wednesday, July 1st, 7pm-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Waterfront Park, 300 S. William St., Ludington.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 1st, 7pm

Echo through the Timber: Barefoot
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 2nd, 5pm-8pm

Music in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 2nd, 6pm

Hart Sparks Celebration
Celebration from 6pm-10pm, followed by fireworks at 10:15pm. Hart.
Fireworks

Thursday, July 2nd, 7pm

Music on the Commons: The Rocket Fuel Haulers
Hart Commons, downtown Hart.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 2nd, 8pm

Pentwater Civic Band
Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Civic Band Concerts

Friday, July 3rd, 6pm-7:30pm

Ludington Area Jaycees Freedom Festival Children & Pet Parade
Costume contest with four categories: Best Group, Best Use of Pet, Most Original and Most Patriotic. Prizes for the winners and goody bags for all participants. Line up at the corner of Loomis/Ferry Streets at 6pm, with step off at 6:30pm. The parade will travel to Waterfront Park and end with the awards ceremony. Downtown Ludington.
Ludington Freedom Festival

Friday, July 3rd, 10pm

Pentwater Fireworks
From Charles Mears State Park, Pentwater.
Fireworks

Saturday, July 4th

Freedom Festival Parade & Fireworks
Parade at 1:45pm, begins at Madison Street and goes west down Ludington Avenue to Lakeshore Drive. Fireworks at dusk (between 10-10:30pm) over Lake Michigan.
Freedom Festival

Saturday, July 4th - Sunday, July 5th

West Shore Art Fair CANCELED FOR 2020
Canceled because of the uncertainties of the Covid-19 virus and concerns for the health safety of artists and attendees. Sponsored by Ludington Area Center for the Arts. Rotary Park, downtown Ludington.
Ludington Arts & Crafts Fairs

Saturday, July 4th

Thunder Over the Dunes Fireworks
Silver Lake Sand Dunes State Park, Mears.
Fireworks

Saturday, July 4th, 7pm

Sounds from the Forest: Paul Nelson Band
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Saturday, July 4th, 9pm-11pm

Ludington Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise
Board at 8:30pm. Tickets $52. Ludington.
SS Badger Shoreline Cruise

Sunday, July 5th, 8am-12pm

Stony Lake Sparkler 5k Run
Stony Lake Inn, Shelby.

Sunday, July 5th, 8am-12pm

Pentwater VFW Pancake Breakfast
VFW Hall, Pentwater.

Monday, July 6th, 7pm

Concert in the Park: Schrock Brothers featuring Madcat
Presented by Portage Lake Association at Village Park, Onekama.
Summer Music

Tuesday, July 7th, 7pm

Manistee Shoreline Showcase:: Tell Yo Mama
Performed from First Street Beach Gazebo, Manistee.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 8th, 7pm-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Waterfront Park, 300 S. William St., Ludington.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 8th, 7pm

Echo through the Timber: Harper and Midwest Kind
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 9th - Sunday, July 12th, 8am-5pm

Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall
Oceana County Fairgrounds, Hart.

Thursday, July 9th, 12pm-5pm

Bus Day to Big Sable Point Lighthouse Canceled for 2020
Fees to ride the bus are $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for Children 12 and under. Standard admission to climb the tower will be charge at the Lighthouse. Big Sable Point Lighthouse, Ludington State Park, Ludington.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Thursday, July 9th, 5pm-8pm

Music in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 9th, 8pm

Pentwater Civic Band
Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Civic Band Concerts

Friday, July 10th, 6pm

Art Auction for Mason County PAWS
Art auction by Joseph Scott Galleries. Preview at 6pm, auction at 7pm. Tickets $25, proceeds to Mason County PAWS. Stearns Hotel Grand Ballroom, downtown Ludington.

Saturday, July 11th - Sunday, July 12th

Ludrock music fundraising event Postponed for 2020
Postponed for 2020 due to health concerns relating to Covid-19 virus. Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday 12pm-6pm. Waterfront Park, Ludington.
Ludrock

Saturday, July 11th

Mason County 4-H Horse Show Canceled
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Saturday, July 11th

Pentwater Junior Women's Club Fine Art Fair CANCELED FOR 2020
Village Green, Pentwater.
Pentwater Arts and Crafts Fairs

Saturday, July 11th, 10am

Garden Tractor Pulls
Dead-boat pull at 10am, transfer sled pull at 1pm. Western Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, S. Scottville Road, Scottville.
Old Engine Club

Saturday, July 11th, 7pm

Sounds from the Forest: Tell Yo Mama
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Sunday, July 12th

Mason County Saddle Club Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Monday, July 13th - Sunday, July 19th

Ludington Offshore Classic Fishing tournament
Waterfront Park, Ludington.
Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament

Monday, July 13th, 7pm

Concert in the Park: Elvis Tribute by Jake Slater
Presented by Portage Lake Association at Village Park, Onekama.
Summer Music

Tuesday, July 14th, 7pm

Manistee Shoreline Showcase:: Serita's Black Rose
Performed from First Street Beach Gazebo, Manistee.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 15th, 7pm-8pm

AFFEW Beach Sweep
Meet at South Concession Stand at Stearns Park Beach, Ludington.

Wednesday, July 15th, 7pm-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Location to be announced. Ludington.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 15th, 7pm

Echo through the Timber: Biscuit Miller
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 16th - Sunday, July 19th

MI Low's Rally
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.

Thursday, July 16th, 5pm-8pm

Music in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 16th, 7pm

Music on the Commons: Cluster Pluck/Pluck to Feed
Hart Commons, downtown Hart.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 16th, 8pm

Pentwater Civic Band
Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Civic Band Concerts

Friday, July 17th

Heroes on the Dunes
Benefit Golf Outing and Concert at Golden Sands Golf & Bucket Bar, Silver Lake.

Saturday, July 18th - Sunday, July 19th

Summer Cizzler Series Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Saturday, July 18th

Lakeside Tour of Homes Canceled
Manistee.

Saturday, July 18th, 9am-4:30pm

Ludington Old Time Base Ball Tournament
Hosted by Ludington Mariners Old Time Base Ball Club and including the Sidney Stars, Fallasburg Flats and Shanty Boys. Historic White Pine village, Ludington.
Ludington Mariners

Saturday, July 18th, 10am

Antique Tractor Pull
Western Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, S. Scottville Road, Scottville.
Old Engine Club

Saturday, July 18th, 10am-5pm

Mears Art Fair
Johnson Square, Mears.
Visit Mears

Saturday, July 18th, 12pm-6pm

Buccaneer Bash
Ludington Boat Club, Ludington.

Saturday, July 18th, 7pm

Sounds from the Forest: Serita's Black Rose
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Monday, July 20th, 7pm

Concert in the Park: Benzie Playboys
Presented by Portage Lake Association at Village Park, Onekama.
Summer Music

Tuesday, July 21st, 7pm

Manistee Shoreline Showcase:: Tasha Owens with Bobby Murray's Detroit All-Stars
Performed from First Street Beach Gazebo, Manistee.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 22nd - Saturday, July 25th

Baldwin Troutarama
The Troutarama is packed with even more fun including the Schmidt Amusements Carnival, Youth Fishing Derby, and an entertainment tent with live music. Baldwin.
Baldwin Troutarama

Wednesday, July 22nd, 5pm-8pm

4-H Ride-Along Canceled
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Wednesday, July 22nd, 7pm-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Waterfront Park, 300 S. William St., Ludington.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 22nd, 7pm

Echo through the Timber: Mustang Band
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 22nd, 9pm-11pm

Ludington Pirates of Lake Michigan Shoreline Cruise
Board at 8:30pm. Tickets $42. Ludington.
SS Badger Shoreline Cruise

Thursday, July 23rd

Living History Day
Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.
Historic White Pine Village

Thursday, July 23rd, 12pm-5pm

Bus Day to Big Sable Point Lighthouse Canceled for 2020
Fees to ride the bus are $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for Children 12 and under. Standard admission to climb the tower will be charge at the Lighthouse. Big Sable Point Lighthouse, Ludington State Park, Ludington.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Thursday, July 23rd, 5pm-8pm

Music in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 23rd, 8pm-10pm

Sunset Beach Bonfire
Stearns Park Beach, Ludington.
Sunset Beach Bonfires

Thursday, July 23rd, 8pm

Pentwater Civic Band
Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Civic Band Concerts

Friday, July 24th - Sunday, July 26th

Manistee Salmon Splash
Manistee.
Manistee County Fishing Tournaments

Friday, July 24th - Sunday, July 26th

Arcadia Daze Canceled for 2020
Events include an arts/crafts show, auto muster, 5k race, kids fishing and games, entertainment, grand parade, and post-parade concert. Arcadia.
Arcadia Daze

Friday, July 24th - Sunday, July 26th

Ludington Library Used Book Sale
In front of the Ludington Library, downtown Ludington.
Used Book Sales

Friday, July 24th - Sunday, August 2nd

Stratford on the Avenue Shakespeare Festival
Performances Fridays & Saturdays at 7pm-10pm, Sundays at 2pm-5pm. Rotary Park, downtown Ludington.
Outdoor Theater

Friday, July 24th, 5pm-11pm

Back from the Mac Party
Welcoming several participants returning from the Chicago Yacht Club’s 112th Race to Mackinac. Buffet, cash bar, music by Rocket Fuel Haulers, Pentwater Yacht Club, Pentwater.

Friday, July 24th, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live in downtown Ludington
Featurding food, music and great family activities. Downtown Ludington.
Friday Night Live

Saturday, July 25th - Sunday, July 26th

4 Seasons Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Saturday, July 25th

Downtown Hart Car Show
Downtown Hart.

Saturday, July 25th, 6pm

West Shore Banks's Rhythm & Dunes Concert Canceled for 2020
Free outdoor concert with a portion of the proceeds from vendor sales donated to the music programs at three Mason County schools. Waterfront Park, downtown Ludington.
Rhythm & Dunes

Saturday, July 25th, 7pm

Sounds from the Forest: Tasha Owens with Bobbie Murray's Detroit Allstars
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Monday, July 27th, 7pm

Concert in the Park: Ben Traverse
Presented by Portage Lake Association at Village Park, Onekama.
Summer Music

Tuesday, July 28th

Pioneer Camp
Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.
Historic White Pine Village

Tuesday, July 28th, 7pm

Manistee Shoreline Showcase:: Planet D Nonet
Performed from First Street Beach Gazebo, Manistee.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 29th, 7pm-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Waterfront Park, 300 S. William St., Ludington.
Summer Music

Wednesday, July 29th, 7pm

Echo through the Timber: Key West Permafrost Blues Band
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 30th - Sunday, August 2nd

46th Annual West Michigan Old Engine Club Show
There are different events each day during the show including tractor pulls featuring antique tractors, garden tractors and doodle bugs. Other events include tractor parades, large flea market, arts and crafts and swap meet. Western Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, S. Scottville Road, Scottville.
Old Engine Club

Thursday, July 30th, 5pm-8pm

Music in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 30th, 7pm-9pm

Music on the Commons: The Smokin Dobroleles
Hart Commons, downtown Hart.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 30th, 8pm

Pentwater Civic Band
Pentawter Village Green, Pentwater.
Civic Band Concerts

Friday, July 31st

Member Day
Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.
Historic White Pine Village

Friday, July 31st - Friday, August 7th

Manistee Civic Players Production
Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Friday, July 31st, 5pm-8pm

Pentwater Art Stroll
Stroll participating art galleries in Pentwater.
Pentwater Art Stroll

Friday, July 31st, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live in downtown Ludington
Featuring food, music and great family acitivities. Downtown Ludington.
Friday Night Live

More July Information...

We strive to provide the most current and correct information on our Calendar of Events. We are continually adding to our calendars. If nothing appears above, most likely the information is not yet available. Events may be subject to change. Keep checking back for updates!

Ludington Freedom Festival
Manistee Forest Festival
West Shore Art Fair, Ludington
Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament, Ludington
Bear Lake Days
Friday Night Live, Ludington
Scottville 10 + 31 Celebration
Ludrock
Kaleva Days
Local Farmer's Markets
Arcadia Daze
Open Horse Shows

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